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NBC
Aug 20, 2009 5:30am EDT
>> good morning. >> thanks for joining us. >> we want to talk about the traffic and the weather. >> let us get down to business. we have a hurricane to talk about. we have some strong storms by this afternoon potentially. there is a front that is to our west. there is a front to our north. some warm and humid air which means volatile conditions which usually means thunderstorms by this afternoon. partly cloudy skies about monday in central maryland. -- about 90 in central maryland. >> we have a few problem starts -- spot. we have been talking about westbound i-70 past route 29. the truck fire is now out. it is off to the side and no major delays with that one. not seeing many delays. the drive * look good. -- the drive times good. we are looking at a nice ride as well. that is the latest. back to you. >> thank you. a to alarm fire ripped through a baltimore county apartment complex. >> it happened in essex affecting a total of 16 units. our reporter is live at the scene with more details. >> good morning. among those displaced, 21 adults and nine children. the fire started in un
ABC
Aug 21, 2009 5:30am EDT
action. james is back home where his wife tells us she must monitor him 24 hours a day along with 28-year-old calvin locknear, police picked up two teens in connection with tuesday's beating. emmanuel mill areand zachary. both face charges except the hate crime because they tell police that locknear was the ring leader in this racial attack. >> we're not in a position to know the full extent of their beliefs and a lot about their lives. >> it's not the group giving the direction, it's the people belonging to the groups for whatever reason who tend to be acting on their own ideology. >> there are 13 known racist groups active in our state including the maryland skinheads. a 2007 documentary you are watching right now is posted on youtube. >>> the world health organization is warning that swine flu could soon explode back on the scene. officials say most countries may see swine flu cases double every three to four days until peak transmission is reached. >>> robert novak will be laid to rest today. he passed away tuesday after a long battle with cancer. he sparked a major controversy after
NBC
Aug 30, 2009 9:00am EDT
to survive. the search continues for the suspects. >> howard county police tell us 16-year-old benjamin wortman died late last night. he's the teenager hit by an alleged drunk driver while riding his bike down route 108 in columbia friday. he had been on life support since the accident. police say he passed away just after 10:00 p.m. last night. meanwhile, the suspect in the case, 26-year-old aaron jacob lorsong is out of jail on $100,000 bond this morning. police say he was under the influence and in possession of heroin at the time of the incident. he was arrested at the scene. >> nearly two dozen neglected pets are getting attention this morning. the dogs were removed from a home in anne arundel county. the goal now is to get them healthy and adopted. >> rescued from deplorable conditions, it is hoped these sick and malnourished dogs will recover. >> no animal should ever look la like that ever. the animal didn't ask to live with us, we picked them to live with us. i think if you want to take on that responsibility, you should fully take on the responsibility and not let it get that
ABC
Aug 30, 2009 11:00pm EDT
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FOX
Aug 5, 2009 11:00pm EDT
us. >> parents say their kids have been abandoned. and that they think that the city is to blame. rec and parks, said as of july 1st, that department can no longer provide recreational programming at the center because the facility is not suitable for viable programs. the center is a wing of carter g woodson elementary middle and in the hands of the baltimore city schools. school officials have not decided what to do with the center. in the meantime, dozens of kids have written letters to the mayor, begging for her help. and parents say the mayor is their last option. >> i mean, she is the leader of our on city. she is the one that makes or breaks this community as far as i am concerned. and if she is not behind us, as much as we have been behind her, then, i just, think that's a sad situation. >> as of now, the center will shut its doors this friday. reporting live at city hall. karen parks fox 45 news "late edition". >> a baltimore city woman is denied permission to install a windmill on her roof. she says it would cut energy costs and improve the environment. but neighbors say it i
NBC
Aug 4, 2009 5:00pm EDT
simms joins us with the latest. >> that question is something police are still concerned about. they are trying to find an answer. they did have access somehow and a telling us this investigation has grown. the police probe into what happened inside of this house in the middle river and a hotel room has grown into a federal investigation. >> one of these incidents, we know, happened in georgia. we are working with the fbi on this case now. >> baltimore county police arrested 34-year-old j anjohn nicklas and his 26-year-old girlfriend shannon honea. they engaged in and found the child sexual abuse. police are trying to identify the children. >> we want to first find them and get them what they need and then bring justice to the whole incident. >> both are emergency medical technicians. they work for an ambulance company that transports patients to hospitals and nursing homes. a spokesman says these are very serious allegations. we will cooperate fully with the appropriate law enforcement agencies. the company fired both on monday for not showing up to work for two days last week
NBC
Aug 19, 2009 6:00am EDT
on most of the roads. this is the beltway at u.s.-40. nonetheless as yet. no problems here. that is the latest on traffic. back over to you. >> our big story this morning. the search continues for two suspects who are trying to -- two suspects who allegedly beat a 76 for all fishermen. our reporter is live with that story. >> from severe head injury. police say his wife witnessedshe tells baltimore city police racial slurs and started beating the victim, leaving him with a severe head injury. to be raised. they are handling this case as a hate crime. park in the victim's truck. are able to locate its a few they were able to apprehend one suspect. >> the suspect jumped out and fled. with the help of a local citizen, they saw where one of the suspects went and called police. >> the suspect is a 28 year old who is a registered sex offender. his previous charges including rape and child abuse. we will tell you what police associating with african- americans. reporting live, wbal tv 11 news. >> thank you. police continue to look for whoever opened fire on people in the pavilion
CBS
Aug 31, 2009 6:00am EDT
. will not forget about you. we will skirt by the southern and eastern suburbs today leaving us with partly cloudy skies north of the district and off to western maryland. the balance of the day is looking at highs around 76. this is about a month ahead of schedule. normally a high like this toward the end of september. angie, good morning. >> good morning. it is monday, august 31st. we are kicking off the 6:00 hour and traffic not looking that bad. 95 northbound. right now no problems between the prince william parkway and lorton. clear from the fairfax county parkway to the mixing bowl. to the inner loop we go. finding drivers between 95 past braddock road up to 66 clearly at speed. the outer loop, disabled vehicle at the toll road. good news there. that is now gone. lanes are moving. jumping to the beltway. this time north of the district in maryland where a little volume is building on the outer loop at university. we will take it over to 50 where we are flying this westbound from the bay bridge to bowie to the beltway. things are moving nicely as far as speed is concerned and finally that wil
NBC
Aug 27, 2009 5:00pm EDT
who pulled the baby from that burning car. news4's jackie bensen is live for us in manassas with the latest. what a disturbing story, jackie. >> reporter: the officer told us that baby was a tiny girl. just about 7 months old. ine shs okay and is okay. she was strapped in a car seat. w noe driver of the w understa driver's licenseok rev some time ago. lshe a'so facingll i aegal immigration charges. now we have pictures for you. n't know if you can see em .h they areth pictures ofhe the t t it looked leheik wn a prince williamouolnt pyniciceff oer came upon the scene offf tsh crh on rug by ad, c5:45 this g. olice say the driver accelerated when the officer tried to s htoppim for speedi. e officer followed atlo a sr s speed and encountered a terrible scene. smoking car engine and man trying to stumble away. >> baby in the car. >> reporter: what did you do? >> went and started to try to find where the baby was and get into the car. couldn't get into the driver's side. went around the the passenger's side and able to force the back door open. >> reporter: the driver's hospital
ABC
Aug 20, 2009 6:30am EDT
between the beltway and shawan road as well. definitely use caution if you're traveling the jfx or 83. looking for a business you know you can trust? let better business bureau help you. log on to abc2news.com/bbb. back to you. >>> 6:31. we hustle around here at abc2. we get news nobody else can touch but this one you have to hear for yourself. a man comes to our cameras and tells us exactly what happened. let's go live to essex with linda so. >> reporter: it was a devastating night for the folks who live here. the fire caused a lot of damage. it was a partial roof collapse, charred debris, it happened in unit 24 and this morning we're hearing from the man who lit the candle. he's speaking out to abc2. tom hannin told our our overnight photographer pete "on the street" o'neill that he lit a meditation candle in his bedroom. he fell asleep and accidently knocked the candle over. his bed caught fire, he tried to douse the flames but it quickly got out of hand. the fire spread to three other units and reached three alarms. it happened last night around 11:30 on spice cour -- spicewood co
CBS
Aug 27, 2009 9:00am EDT
a gun at an officer dies at a local hospital. good morning. i'm andrea roane. thanks for joining us. today is thursday, august 27th. angie goff is here. she will have the traffic update for you. we say good morning to kim martucci and how's the weather? what's danny canning. >> danny boy is in the atlantic ocean churning up a storm and we are keeping one eye on him but i am watching with equal importance a front and i think that will be the thing that brings wet weather this weekend. that is actually good news. i think danny will be too far out to sea to take a direct hit here or get too close to the coast. here's a look at the day at a glance. temperatures in the middle 70s and upper 70s and that was our target at nine. it is happening. mostly sunny skies. approaching the mid-80s. instead of the 90s like yesterday afternoon we will put on the brakes around 88. more clouds will be approaching the area. a frontal system is on top of us but the rain attached to it is behind the front. we will hold off on the rain likely until tomorrow. this is what danny looks like. an enhanced satel
CBS
Aug 26, 2009 6:00am EDT
's family said we've lost the irreplaceable center of our family and joy us light in our lives. but the inspiration of his faith, optimism and perseverance will live on in our hearts forever. president obama released a statement saying that the u.s. has lost, quote, the greatest u.s. senator of our time. and massachusetts residents are also more than being the loss. >> it's sad, sad. >> it's an impact for the whole country, especially on the political level. >> reporter: known to his friends and family as teddy, kennedy was a dominant force in the u.s. senate for nearly a half century. as the third longest-serving senator, he put his touch on every major piece of legislation that cleared congress. on capitol hill, the flag is flying at half-staff. kennedy's death will leave a gaping hole in the senate. last week, we learned he asked massachusetts leaders to change the law that regulates how he's replaced. current and state law requires a special election to take place nearly five months after the vacancy. but kennedy wanted the govern to avalentine a temporary replacement in th
NBC
Aug 25, 2009 5:00am EDT
institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> good morning. >> thank you for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will get to cover big story in just a minute. testiculate the forecast with sandra shaw. -- let's take a look at the forecast with sandra shaw. >> it will feel like fall by next week. i am looking forward to that. as far as today, it is going to be warm out there and nice. we will not have a lot of humidity from the tropical air mass. 69 degrees in york, pennsylvania. we are dealing with a nice, dry airmass. that will continue through tomorrow. mostly sunny skies today. around 84 degrees-88 degrees. and other cool light tonight down into the 60's. we are monitoring something very closely in the tropics. i will get to that in a bit. let's check on traffic. >> we have somewhat of a busy start. in the kings' bill area, some lanes are closed due to a down the pole. we have an accident with possible lane closures in another area. watch for continued closures and due to a water main break near mlk. no word yet on when it may be open. here is a live view of the traffic on i-95 just south of the beltw
CBS
Aug 7, 2009 7:00am EDT
journalist euna lee. lisa will give us some insight into her sister's five-month long ordeal and tell us how she's doing now. >>> first, experts say it may take three shots to get vaccinated for the flu this year. as millions of children head back to school the next couple of weeks, concerns over the h1n1 virus are ramping up. our dr. jennifer ashton here with more. >> good morning, harry. >>> today health officials will lay out major guidelines for schools on how to manage and prevent any flu outbreaks. >> the h1n1 virus has been smoldering this summer among children largely in summer camps. so it's ready to we're afraid explode once schools reconvene. >> reporter: in the summer hemisphere where it's winter h1n1 has become the dominant strain of the flu infecting thousands. the death toll over 500. a grim warning for the u.s. the centers for disease control present one model predicting 40% of the country, or 140 million americans, could be infected. experts say a nationwide vaccination program is crucial, but currently there's no approved vaccine available in the
CSPAN
Aug 26, 2009 10:00am EDT
're going to take you to a discussion on a survey on teenage drug use. that is the former health and human services secretary. a new study is out on teenage drug and alcohol use. >> better able to help our nation's teens grow up drug free. we regard this as a work in progress, as we try each year to improve our ability to identify the situations and characteristics that influence a risk that teens will smoke, drink, get drunk, using illegal drugs, or of the use prescription drugs. we do not ask whether the teens do this. a number of government surveys conduct such studies of substance abuse. rather, the survey asked questions such as, how many teens friends smoke, drink, or use drugs? or at what percentage of parties but teens and 10's are alcohol and illegal and prescription drugs used. over the past 15 years, we have surveyed thousands of american teens and their parents. we have identified a number of circumstances and characteristics that affected teens risk of smoking, drinking, and using drugs. we have learned how such things as stress, boredom, spending money, parties, hanging out o
ABC
Aug 21, 2009 6:30am EDT
it's going to be a hot, huggy one for us tonight. a mix of clouds and clear areas. you see a couple of showers coming in across the mountains moving up into pennsylvania. we'll see showers and thunderstorms later on in the day more towards afternoon and the evening hours. 85 by noon and partly cloudy skies. 89 this afternoon and again, some of the downpours could be heavy. we may need flash flood watches or warnings later on this afternoon. see what's happening on the roads. here's kim. >> reporter: friday is off to a great start as far as the morning commute is concerned. just have a little bit of building volume as you make your way around liberty road towards malt more national pike. no problems on the beltway, either. headed out to the beach as well, route 50 eastbound and the bay bridge are checking in without any problems. on the outer loop on the east side at hartford road, the tire treads remain in the right lane blocking the right lane so use caution if you are traveling that area. checking the jfx, no problems to let you know about. if you are looking for a business that y
CBS
Aug 19, 2009 9:00am EDT
for joining us. today is wednesday, august 19th. angie goff is here. she has a traffic update for us. we say good morning to kim martucci. she's back and ready to go. >> i am rubber stamping yesterday's weather forecast today. i hope you don't mind. i'm not trying to put it in cruise control but we will be in one of those stagnating weather patterns where we have thunderstorms, high humidity and with that the heat. let's get testd,ar erod evon this -- it , is is wednesday. good morning. here's hour time lapse tower cam. we are okloing at the washington monument. you losee e thclouds leftov yay by. and now partly cloudy skies, it is 79 and the winds are calm and humidity is 74% at reagan national airport. as for the numbers, they run ye gamut from 75 in gaithersburg, already 81 in leesburg. it is 79 at quantico and looking south and west, culpeper has a pair of sevens on the map. this is what it feels like. when we factor in the humidity it feels warmer, middle 80s in the district and 82 in winchester. so, we will keep it humid. and rather warm this afternoon. by the lunch hour, we will alre
MSNBC
Aug 12, 2009 9:00pm EDT
evening. >> good evening. thank you very much for that and thank aut home for staying with us for the next hour. on july 27th, two and a half weeks ago democratic congressman frank cratovil was hanged in effigy outside his congressional office in maryland. the staged lynching, the well tied noose and all was gleefully staged by an antihealth care reform protestor. later that week on august 1st the democratic congressman from texas held a town hall event at a grocery store in austin to talk about health care reform. and antihealth care reform protestor there greeted him with a mock marble tombstone engraved with the congressman's name on it. two days after that on august 3rd democratic congressman brad miller of north carolina reported to the capitol hill police that he had received death threats over his support for health care reform. one antihealth care reform protestor called his d.c. office and told a staffer, quote, miller could lose his life over this. the very next day on august 4th the idea of a democratic congressman being killed because he supported health care reform became a pu
NBC
Aug 18, 2009 5:00pm EDT
into spotsylvania county. anon cctwastn ios scheduled to begin next summer. transportation officials tell us they are putting the plan on hold now because of financial concerns about how to pay for the roads. as well as opposition from some local governments about the impact that they will have on traffic. meanwhile, a reminder for drivers in our area that the school year is just around the corner and that means more cars out on the roads. aaa reminds us to warn drivers to start slowing down now. classes start as early as next week for students in the district. that means slowing down to 15 miles per hour in school zones in d.c. and in maryland, motorists should be aware of the speed camera program that will expand statewide this october. currently only montgomery county us speed cams in school zones and near school property. >> with less an week before school opens in the district, city health officials are stepping up efforts to make sure students have all their require shots. special clinics will be open later this week. tom sherwood joins us with a story. tom? >> the city is doing a lot
CNN
Aug 23, 2009 11:00pm EDT
." escalating violence in iraq. despite a relatively smooth presidential election, an assessment from the top u.s. general in afghanistan that the situation there is deteriorating. we'll map out the challenges in both war zones and discuss calls for even more u.s. troops. the chairman of the joint chiefs admiral michael mullen and karl eiken berg, the u.s. ambassador to afghanistan. >>> the president is off for a vineyard vacation. not before making clear recent setbacks won't quiet his calls for major health care changes this year. >> my obligation to the american people says we're going to get this done one way or another. >> if that's the policy and political hurdles in the senate republican richard lugar and independent joe linerman and democrat benjamin cardin. >>> and he says the house should push the reset button on health care reform. democratic congressman emmanuel cleaver gets "the last word." >>> then on "american dispatch" from ft. riley, kansas. off to war again. soldiers and families from the first infantry division take another turn in the army cycle of families praying. this is "t
HLN
Aug 12, 2009 12:00pm EDT
the people and not about taking money out of the free enterprise capitalistic system that made us a great country and putting it in government pockets. >> grassley is the ranking republican on the senate finance committee, deeply involved obviously in health care reform bargaining process. let's talk about president obama, because he's fighting, one of the ones calling those health care reforms scare tactics head on. at a town hall in portsmouth, new hampshire, it was a lot like a campaign rally. the president accused special interest to scare and mislead people. outside the forum, protesters had signs that called him a socialist and protested what they see as a bigger government role in health care. president obama plans more town halls. the white house has launch add weshz to counter critics. >>> during the town hall, president obama says we have the aarp on board. the aarp which has 45 million or 50 says not so fast. the ceo says they have not endorsed any of the health care reform bill. aa rchl p is launch ag multi-million dollar advertising and organizing this to debunk critics. >>>
FOX
Aug 27, 2009 6:00am EDT
put a dent in your weekend plans. >>> good morning. i'm gurvir dhindsa. us on steve chenevey.h this thursday morning. the flags at this u.s. capitol at half-staff in honor of the late senator ted kennedy. they will remain that way through sunset sunday. >>> president obama handed down the order in a proclamation yesterday had n. which he called senator kennedy one of the most accomplished americans ever to serve our democracy. >>> we want to take a check on our forecast. for that, tucker barnes. >> you notice that there is a lot more water in the atmosphere. that means humidity is on the increase. >> that was a beautiful shot of the capitol dome. not very windy out there either. >> very still at this hour. we are looking at the possible of some scattered showers d thundetorms as we get into the afternoon. so a changing forecast today. going to be summery around here and then some big changes as we get wek. let's get ewek. let's get started thwi a look at our satellite-radar. i want to mention very quickly atdanny had maximum winds of 60 miles per hour. i will show you awe sa
CSPAN
Aug 10, 2009 7:00am EDT
-628-0205. you can reach us on twitter, twitter.com/c-spanwj. you can also reach us by e-mail, journal@c-span.org. if you call in, make sure that you turn down your television or radio so that you do not feed back. we will start with the front page of "the wall street journal." "taliban is now winning." this is the report from peter spiegel in washington. "the commander, general stanley mcchrystal, has offered a preview of the strategic assessment that he is going to deliver to washington later this month, saying that the troop shifts are designed to better protect the afghanistan civilians from rising levels of taliban violence and intimidation. the coming redeployments are the clearest manifestation on the death toll and spike in military deaths in afghanistan." we will look at that chart this morning, the mounting toll of the u.s. troop casualties in afghanistan. another article this morning from the philadelphia -- "philadelphia inquirer." de "the president's national security adviser did not rule out adding more u.s. forces in afghanistan to help turn around a war that he said yes
CSPAN
Aug 21, 2009 7:00am EDT
guest: the koppers have a long history here in the u.s. and they can be in different forms. they can be owned by the members themselves and they use their strength as a group to purchase goods or services and the cooperatives of that would be formed across the united states would act in the very same way as they do today. i informed rural illinois and we are very familiar with cooperatives as individuals come together as groups. americans think of themselves as the rugged individualists, but actually, we join groups all the time. and the cooperatives give the power of groups to the individual. i think that it can bring competition to the health care sector. we need greater competition. but we need greater choices for individuals. and that is what i think cooperative's done correctly will do. a cartel, on the other hand, is controlled by the suppliers and their monopolistic -- and they are monopolistic and they do not serve to enhance competition. cartels killed competition. we ought to be careful about the real language that is being used. kecoughtahost: it sounds like ot c
CBS
Aug 27, 2009 4:00pm EDT
that ted kennedy passed away. >> it's a time of memory. means a lot to us, the kennedy family, and all that they've contributed to us and our country. >> more than 50 of kennedy's colleagues plan to be here. all of the living presidents are expected to attend the service. and president obama will speak. earlier, the kennedy family gathered for a private mass at the hyannis port compound. kennedy's wife, children, along with scores of nieces, nephews, and grandchildren, watched as has casket was placed in the hearst. they knew him as "uncle teddy," but his aspirations also touched young people who never met him. >> if we know there is something good, we should do it. >> reporter: the next days will be filled with tribute. then the last kennedy brother will be laid to rest at arlington national cemetery. karen brown, cbs news, boston. >> and stay with us for complete coverage of the passing of senator ted kennedy. for more reaction, log onto wjz.com. >>> the day's other big story is tropical storm danny. right now, that storm is gaining strength in the atlantic. and it is churning toward
CBS
Aug 10, 2009 6:00am EDT
.m. temperature, a record tying 98. give us good traffic. >> i will do my best, howie b. welcome to the 6:00 hour. we are ready to jump start your workweek beginning with 95 northbound in virginia. already a little slow from the prince william parkway to lorton. taking it to 66. no problems to report this time. as you take a close look at 50 to 123. moving along, hey, maryland, things are mighty fine on 270 from germantown to the split. on the outer loop north of the district, already seeing a good amount of volume from new hampshire georgia. a couple of breaks along the way. and we will wrap with 95 and the bw parkway. nice and green out of baltimore past powder mill to the capital beltway. that's a quick look at traffic. now, over to you. >>> i think you have heard this earlier in the day it will be a scorcher today and for most of the week. for healthy people the heat can be dangerous but they are the sick and elderly it can be down right deadly. armando trull is joining us from rockville with survival tips. >> good morning. the heat advisory as you heard from howard kicks in at noon. that me
CBS
Aug 31, 2009 9:00am EDT
says interrogation tactics used during this bush administration were not illegal. >>> welcome to 9 news now. today is monday, august 31st. >> it is the first day for students in montgomery and howard county. >> of course kim martucci is joining us and has a look at the forecast. >> we have a dividing line. we are dry and south and east of us a u yoeat e avu yoyowith h we wilarstt withdoppler 9000 and do a litt. ur wnngdo ha cto tour. taking us down to chaprince inprce georges county this morning where i have been ngkitrlight rains opdrs falling from shady y side an deale points south and west. past waldorf to g ob wye river side and 301. it is all light and unless you are in this part of the viewing area your conditions are dry. little front south and east of us. low pressure is kicking off showers and storms and stays across the southern suburbs today. the rest of us will take a trip to the 70s today. partly cloudy skies over dc. 70 degrees, not much warmer than 73. cloudy skies right now 64. air quality is good. >>> find out how the traffic is shaping up. >> we have been tracking t
CBS
Aug 13, 2009 12:00pm EDT
. >>> the union that represents metro workers says a bus driver being investigated for using a cell phone on the job was calling metro's central control center because her work-issued radio did not work. the union says that the driver never moved the bus while she was on the phone. the driver has been on leave since she was photographed using the phone last month. >>> the white house hopes that it can rally president obama supporters to help put to rest some of the concerns being voiced loudly at town hall meetings that are being held across the nation. lawmakers are getting an earful about health care reform, coast to coast. and the president is looking to retake the offensive. he tries to clear up the plans to reform the system. joel brown reports. >> reporter: the opposition to president obama's health care reform efforts is getting louder and louder. >> say no to socialism. >> reporter: voters are voicing their opinions, sometimes angrily at town hall meetings across the nation. >> you listen to us. >> reporter: opponents are concerned that health care reform plans could lead to a com
ABC
Aug 4, 2009 7:00am EDT
of terror. passengers tell us about the moment their packed jetliner dropped like a stone. we answer your questions about turbulence. >>> as children head back to school, we have the swine flu survival kit. >>> and does air conditioning turn you into a popsicle? is this a female thing? we take a stand on our hot is this a female thing? we take a stand on our hot topics this morning. captions paifor by abc, inc. >>> and good morning, america. i'm diane sawyer, with chris cuomo. robin is on assignment, on this august 4th, 2009. and everyone has been thinking all along, who could sweep into north korea? who could gain the american journalists? >> the answer is presidentill clinton. he landed in the capital today. >> it's an extraordinary mission, as you say, because of the high level of it. and everybody wondering, since they have been there for five months, we know the sentence was 12 years of hard labor. will it work? let's go straight to martha raddatz and see what she has learned. martha? >> reporter: good morning, diane. the one thing that is clear here is bill clinton would not have go
MSNBC
Aug 25, 2009 11:00pm EDT
tactics here that can be used? i mean, can the rnc recruit the great '60s british rock band the zombies to get this message out? or like every other recording artists, will the zombies wind up for suing the rnc for stealing its songs? >> that's a good point. there actually are republicans that could help us in a zombie outbreak. general colin powell for one. but i don't think they're talking to him right now. >> is there anybody else? is there anyone to turn to in the event of a zombie attack that must inevitably follow in this health care debate, max? >> well, i think a lot of moderate, rational republicans would be great on our team. and they're going to listen to rush instead. >> plus, if the zombies are looking for brains, they'll only eat the democrats. max brooks, the author of "the zombie survival guide." great thanks and give your father my best. >> thank you, sir. >>> that's "countdown" for this, the 2,308th day since the previous president declared mission accomplished in iraq. i'm keith olbermann. and as keith roberts used to sign off, we thank you and we bid you good night.
CNN
Aug 10, 2009 9:00am EDT
's stories, go to our blog at cnn.com/amfix. and we're glad you're with us today. hope you'll join us again tomorrow. >> thanks so much for being with us. >>> right now the news continues with "cnn newsroom" and heidi collins. >>> three amigos meet south of the border. the summit on swine flu, trade, and the boarer. >>> a u.s. helicopter gun ship in action in afghanistan. watch what happens next. >>> and a restaurant worker, your health care, our focus in this make or break month. good morning, everybody, i'm heidi collins, it's monday, august 10th, and you are in the "cnn newsroom." >>> well, this morning, the battle of health care reform. congress is in recess, lawmakers are back at home, but voters are angry and they are on the offense. we'll talk more about that. >>> also, people still getting in each other's faces as you see here is this hot issue going to cool down any time soon? or more of these town hall meetings erupt into shouting matches? and our suzanne malveaux is traveling with the president. his health care is the top priority, top domestic priority, that is. but this morning
NBC
Aug 25, 2009 6:00am EDT
.ncicap.org-- >> good morning. >> thanks for joining us for 11 news today. >> we will get to the big stories in just a moment. first let's check on the weather and traffic. >> it is not going to be feeling like an oven. it will feel more repression out there. by next week, it may feel more like fall. mostly sunny skies today. 72 degrees downtown right now. 64 degrees near the airport. 85 degrees-88 degrees today. we do not have a high heat index today. it will be a dry heat. i have more coming up. >> good morning. we are anticipating more delays today and into the rest of the week. there are some schools in session today. route one is shut down due to some downed wires. no delays to report on the west side of the beltway. we have some delays the building here. when we thought about those in a minute. a water main break in the city near mlk. we anticipate delays around white marsh. it is getting a little bit sluggish there. we move well at liberty. back to you. >> shot and killed by police. >> it happened at a liquor store yesterday. police say they had just issued the man was wanted in the robberies
ABC
Aug 19, 2009 9:00am EDT
>>> this is a great show here today. thank you for joining us. i'm jamie costello along with susan. >>> blaine and her mom claire have the sale to end all sales, started a consignment business. two years ago. right? it's called the we cycle market. tell me how much. now look away. i'll show the audience here. see the price tag on that? go ahead, nina, how much do you think this is selling for? >> i'm going to go with -- probably $40. >> no! >> no? if i find it in a regular store. >> yes. this is $10. >> wow. this one quick without looking? see it? now, take a look. audience. how much do you think this will go for? jumper for a little boy. >> probably $20 when you figure in you have a little undershirt. >> $3. >> 3? >> there you go. >> i'm shopping at the wrong places. >> they have 15,000 items they will sell and bob barker will be with them, too. >>> christine epps is here, she's going to tell us how local stores can beat the big giants. >>> dr. brian bonner is here from gbmc. our sleep expert. are we getting enough sleep or not? >> not enough. >> not enough sleep. don't go to s
NBC
Aug 28, 2009 5:30am EDT
their republic i. >> being a correctional officer is very hard work. it is dangerous for us coming out every night to going home and being in the public. >> it regardless of the motive, but the president of the union that represents the correctional officer has harsh words for the person who ended the working moms life with three shots, one to the head, the neck, and the arm. >> we hope law enforcement find the perpetrator of this horrendous crime and that person be given the death penalty. >> a scholarship fund is being developed in her honor. back to you. >> thank you. local leaders are helping taxpayers save $1.6 million in an effort to close the state budget gap. gov. o'malley project for $3,100 to the state for what he says represents 10 days worth of his salary. ademac did the same as well as mike busch and others and they are encouraging other lawmakers to do the same spirit . a local politician is reimbursing the police. police officers boarded the boat until jon cardin popped the question to his fiancee anearlir this month. he reimbursed the city $300 for his use of police resources
CNN
Aug 12, 2009 1:00pm EDT
-section, not necessarily representative, but people coming up to us and having a discussion about health care. last night we pulled in to paducah, kentucky, and it was just remarkable, the number of people who showed up. so, what we did, we asked the restaurant across the road to give us some chairs. we sat down under -- 20 feet from the bus, got our cameras fired up, and we had our own town hall meeting. here's just a taste of what we heard. we're here in paducah, kentucky. we are hearing different things from people wherever we're going, but i haven't found too many people around here who are opposed to reforming health care. >> i'm for the idea, but i don't think that congress and the president has done a good job of disseminating the information. i'm just hearing a lot of flak and not a lot of meat and potatoes. >> reporter: what about you? >> i think right now we have a lack of choice. i mean, health care's expensive. i mean, the average costs of the coverage i found more often than not are more expensive than the actual care. i would think any choice, any viable choice, would be better than what we
CSPAN
Aug 29, 2009 2:00pm EDT
're on medicare, so maybe i shouldn't use you as a specific example. let's go to how do we guarantee that people get healthcare? what we might be able to do is guarantee that you have access to healthcare insurance, but it goes back to what was stated by dr. farr earlier that if you don't have doctors that are seeing these individuals, if they're not going to take medicare, they're not going to be on the government plan, we have given you the bus ticket without the bus. we have guaranteed access, if you will, because we said, ok, well, you now have insurance but if we haven't fixed the other side of it, which is getting you in the door to see a provider to help you, how have we helped you so, again, to go back to building a system of reform on a system that has failed us here in alaska with medicare, and it goes back to the reimbursement issue, it's just not going to work. we won't be able to guarantee you healthcare. we might be able to guarantee you the card that says you can get there but if you're living in the wrong spot -- >> the gentleman in the second row with the brown shirt and glasses
CSPAN
Aug 13, 2009 11:00pm EDT
in other words, dealing with one problem here as opposed to 100 problems is what you are asking us to do. >> please. >> thank you for coming. my question would be, what could you do to get the government out of our lives and let us use our god-given ability and talent to make things better for everyone. >> i suppose the easiest answer would be just to vote no on new programs. i think there are a lot of things out there already this year than to have the pill. .. i have found it easier to stop -- to cause problems for not getting larger and not establishing new problems and i found it to do with older programs. programs. being a person wants to limit government, i found the best way to do it was through the taxing policy. if you limit the money coming into the federal treasury, you will limit what can be spent to some extent. you are still having overspending. i do not by the principal that an increase the dollar of taxes is a dollar reduction in expenditures -- in the deficit. a dollar increase in taxes does not result in a dollar decrease in deficits. what it results in is probabl
NBC
Aug 3, 2009 11:00pm EDT
for us. >> they are saying that most of the filming in this case was done at the couple's middle river home. this is a story that had most of us in the media and police speechless. they were emt's charged with doing unthinkable things to children ages 2 years old to 13 years old. police believe there may be more but victim's -- more victims. >> this is gross. it is indecent. there is no other term but they felt term to describe it. >> in the story of a 34 year-old john nicklas and 26 year-old shannon honea the notion is all you can feel. it april started back on july 15. detectives were able to determine that child pornography was located inside their home here on the 9700 block -- in middle river. police seized computers and several cd's and dvd's. it was not until after police viewed the videos is when they determined that the suspects were part of the child pornography. >> they were part of the sexual acts and selling it. they were distributing it to other people. >> according to court documents the abuse involving children ages 2-13. a vast amount of prescription bottles were found
NBC
Aug 4, 2009 6:00pm EDT
. >> it is good for the economy, good for our quality of life, good for the more sustainable future that all of us want to be able to create for the next generation. >> the governor is seeking federal approval and funding to build two new light rail projects. the 16-mile purple line would connect new carrollton to bethesda. the red line runs 14.5 miles. daily ridership is projected at 54,000. the governors' endorsement of the red line drew mixed reaction from a crowd he addressed at the rail station in west baltimore. [applause and boo's] >> the red line, also known as alternative for see, is opposed by several. >> we know that everybody is not going to like the plan. >> they are concerned the red line will divide it the corridor, opposing the single track tunnel, citing delays and possibly collisions. >> this is not a sound move by our governor. he has just put a lot of lives in danger. >> many oppose putting a port where the tracks, the ground. they say are not opposed to the mass transit the they want the red line built underground. >> the city spent millions of dollars beautifying boston backs
FOX
Aug 14, 2009 5:30pm EDT
with the very latest tonight. what can you tell us. >>reporter: well we are live at the corner of north calvert and east meddle street. people who live in the neighborhood call it a dangerous intersection. they say car accidents happen here frequently and of course the latest crash involved michael phelps. now police say a woman driving a honda accord ran a red light and crashed into phelps cadillac escalade suv. now it happened just before 9:00 o'clock last night. police say the honda driver was shaken up. a witness snapped this picture of phelps at the scene sitting on the ground talking with police. he was not hurt. and neither were the 2 passengers. now witnesses say the impact struck the parked car and took out a mailbox at the corner. man walking his dog saw the crash and phelps when he stepped out of the vehicle. >> he was holding his back and limping but they offered himmel attention he said no i'm actually fine. he was walking around bare foot which i thought was a little odd but he was all right. >>reporter: now in 2004 phelps pled guilty to drunk driving charge. mar
ABC
Aug 7, 2009 7:00am EDT
it tell us about the killer? >>> the new swine flu rules. the government releases new guidelines, suggesting three shots this year. but is it safe? >>> a sister's celebration. lisa ling tells us how her sister is coping after months in captivity. and what really happened in north korea. >>> and a triple-play in the park. three of the biggest stars from "american idol" perform live in three of the biggest stars from "american idol" perform live in our summer concert series. captions paid for by abc, inc. >>> and good morning, everyone. alongside chris cuomo, i'm robin roberts. diane is off, on this friday, august 7th. and we continue to learn more about the man who opened fire on an aerobics class earlier this week. >> we have a team of reporters looking into this. insight into him will help going forward. and this is a relationship class. a tough-love tutorial, with him participating. >> this, as the victims' families prepare to say good-bye. the funerals tomorrow for three women killed. >> john berman has been in bridgeville, pennsylvania, since the beginning. he's looking at wh
CBS
Aug 28, 2009 12:00pm EDT
beaches bring us a rough weekend. we continue to danny's path first warning weather coverage first we begin with meteorologist the first warning weather center. tim williams will begin. >> we'll take you to it and give you an idea of what it looks like. this is a photo of danny, it's still not an impressive storm on radar or satellite, looks like a wild mass of thunderstorms holding on to the tropical storm status with sustained winds of 30 miles per hour. it has gusts of 52 miles per hour. as you see, it never changes to category one status. it stays offshore about 150- miles, we'll see the effects. danny kicking moisture back in our direction. it's only one part of a rainmaker playing into the forecast for tomorrow. for more, to marty bass. >>> good afternoon, the projected rainfall totals tomorrow through tomorrow night for central maryland and the mid-atlantic. looks like none. the bulk of moisture is going to be north of the mason dixon line and into the valley primarily because of low moving our way from georgia. danny is not really a player in our moisture content. it appears
FOX
Aug 24, 2009 6:00pm EDT
are emerging tonight as the u.s. attorney general begins a criminal probe in to whether they were tortured urn the administration. we have the news edge on this developing story. >> shaun this is the report and this is the question, did the cia and u.s. government operative break the law with the methods they used in questioning suspected terrorist detainees. the decision by eric holder could very well lead to the same government officials who are responsible for inter gating prison suspects. in this just released report written 2004, the cia inspector general reveals the message interrogators used in questioning terror detainees. some former cia officials filled it in. >> no one wants torture. none of us are for torture. it come down to what is torture. water boarding is not torture and will never beonsidered torture. >> reporter: the cia report goes far beyond water boarding. mohammad was told of a if he they attacked again his children would be killed and another was told his mother would be sexually assaulted in front of him. a claim the interrogator denies. last spring the president desc
CBS
Aug 30, 2009 8:30am EDT
're housekeepers. you've got plumbers, carpenters, we don't make a lot of money, but for us to take the hit for the state, basically, i think that's wrong. >> reporter: across town, employees at maryland's court system and the employees who work for the state legislature, including legislators themselves are exempt from all the budget slashing. not going over well with people like darrell brown who helps print refund checks at the treasuries. >> they make way more money than we do, and we do the work in the treasury. we keep the state rollin'. you know, we always have to take the hit. i don't really think it's fair. >> reporter: it may not be fair, but it's the law. >> all in favor signal by saying i. >> reporter: the gch has no control -- governor has no control over or legislative budgets, but legislators do. speaker of the house mike bush says he'll voluntarily take a 10-day pay cut and expects other legislators to do the same. a spokesperson for the court system says administrators there are studying the situation. the cuts made today include $211 million to counties which use the money
CNN
Aug 12, 2009 9:00pm EDT
tomorrow, 9:00 p.m. eastern time. that's again, tomorrow night. that's going to do it for us. "larry king live" comes up next. good night, everybody. good night, everybody. see you. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> tonight, death threats over health care reform. the issue could be tearing america apart. what do critics fear? >> we're all afraid we're going to lose something. >> will you be able to keep your doctor? what about your current insurance? are lives at risk if things change? confusion, chaos and questions. >> how are you going to look at my children, in their eyes, and tell them they're going to have a better future? >> does anybody have the answer? next on "larry king live." >>> welcome to "larry king live." i'm wolf blitzer sitting in for larry. we have an outstanding panel for four physicians. we're all going to get smarter in the next several moments as we try to understand what's going on in this health care debate. joining from us the cnn center in atlanta, dr. sanjay gupta. he's our chief medical correspondent. he's a practice neurosurgeon. joining u
ABC
Aug 11, 2009 5:00pm EDT
. >> you have taught us what truly counts is the courageous spirit and the generous heart. >> reporter: a courageous spirit and generous heart is how she is being remembered. her work is now her legacy. the 88-year-old suffered a series of strokes in recent years and died at cape cod hospital early tuesday morning. >> my mother has been, you know, a key leader in the field of mental retardation, special needs, intellectual disabilities. >> reporter: her sole surviving brother edward kennedy is battling brain cancer. in a statement released, shriver is described as amazing, a living prayer, and a center of power. senator kennedy said his earliest memory of his sister was as a young girl with great humor, sharp wit, and a boundless passion to make a difference. lindsey davis, abc news, new york. >> and eunice kennedy shriver in essence started special olympics when she hosted kids with disabilities for a summer camp in her potomac, maryland backyard. this is video from last month's maryland special olympics at towson university. her sotimothy, who was also the chairman of the special oly
ABC
Aug 4, 2009 6:17pm EDT
. >> reporter: he had taken an herb in the mint family. it was originally used by indians in mexico for traditional healing ceremonies, and to induce visions, out-of- body experiences. >> it's amazing to me how they can sell this stuff. >> reporter: abc 2 news found it sold online. but you can also find it in stores. signs are on the front door and store employees are ready to talk about it as undercover cameras watched and listened. >> can you explain it? it makes your body go to a different place. >> reporter: salvia is smoked or chewed for the high. and the instructions say it's a tool for self-discovery. but these store clerks warn that they had heard stories about bad trips. >> one time and was running down the block like running two blocks down the road. thought an that continue da anaconda was chasing him. >> reporter: including schizophrenia, flashbacks. but no federal laws regulate. this. >> it's just not something that comes to the attention of law enforcement very often. oftentimes and maybe the poison control center and hospitals that first hear about this. >> reporter:
FOX News
Aug 13, 2009 5:00am EDT
birthday. thank you for making us america's choice for evening news on cable. bill: the o'reilly factor is on. tonight -- >> if we let cable television come to town hall meetings and killed health-care reform for another year. bill: a obama spokesperson robert gibbs giving fox news a jab there, and it looks like the president may be setting himself up against austria is that smart? dick morris will analyze -- against us. is that smart? >> i do not get it. i do not get it. do you all think you are persuading people when you shout out like that? bill: a new poll shows that folks are turning against the obama health-care program, and almost everywhere -- >> you do not trust me? you know, i do not know what else i can do. bill: we will continue our reporting on this stunning story. >> ♪ she was only 16 bill: and some people are concerned about only 16-year- old miley cyrus becoming a sex symbol. caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. "the factor" begins right now. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.n
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